Social Events

YPG hosts monthly happy hours and social events that provide fun opportunities to meet your publishing colleagues in a casual setting.

YPG Tacky Holiday Sweater Party!

YPG Tacky Holiday Sweater Party!
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Partnering once again with our friends at the CBC/ECC, YPG is celebrating this year’s holiday season the good old-fashioned way—with tacky sweaters! So grab your favorite one and meet us for some holiday cheer at Quinn’s Bar Hell’s Kitchen (356 W. 44th St., NYC) at 6:30pm on Wednesday, December 9th. To really get in...
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YPG’s National Book Award (NBA) Happy Hour Extravaganza 2015!

YPG’s National Book Award (NBA) Happy Hour Extravaganza 2015!
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Fall is here and awards season is upon us! Oscar bait will soon be filling our movie theaters and in the publishing world we’ll all be waiting on tenterhooks to see who comes away with one of the most celebrated prizes in the industry, the National Book Award! So join us on the night...
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NaNoWriMo Write-Ins

NaNoWriMo Write-Ins
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Are you participating in NaNoWriMo? Do you worry that without some writerly support you will almost certainly fall behind on your daily word count? Well, YPG is here for you. We’ll be hosting three write-ins from 6:00-7:30pm during the month of November, to keep you motivated! So join us on the dates below and...
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YPG Agent & Editor Mixer (Adult Books Edition)

YPG Agent & Editor Mixer (Adult Books Edition)
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Calling all agents and editors! Whether you’re looking to make your first acquisition or sale, or moving on to your fifth, you won’t want to miss this editor/agent networking happy hour! Join YPG and the AAR (Association of Authors’ Representatives) on Monday, November 2nd from 6:00-8:00pm upstairs at Professor Thom’s (219 2nd Ave, between 13th and 14th...
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YPG Book-to-Film Spookfest: The Haunting Hour

YPG Book-to-Film Spookfest: The Haunting Hour
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Did you spend many a sleepless night of your childhood watching the shadows for living dummies? Were you terrified of masks? Did the thought of summer camp send you hiding? Time to relive the terror! Come out on Tuesday, October 13th and watch The Haunting Hour, the television show based on R.L.Stine’s classic horror novellas. Snacks and...
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Spooktacular YPG Halloween Happy Hour!

Spooktacular YPG Halloween Happy Hour!
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It’s almost time for everyone’s favorite YPG happy hour! Partnering once again with the Children’s Book Council (CBC), we will be celebrating Halloween a few days early with a literary costume party you won’t want to miss. Come dressed as your favorite children’s book character (though adult is fine too!), and make sure to...
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Full Event! YPG Book-To-Film Spookfest: The Haunting Hour

Full Event! YPG Book-To-Film Spookfest: The Haunting Hour
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Did you spend many a sleepless night of your childhood watching the shadows for living dummies? Were you terrified of masks? Did the thought of summer camp send you hiding? Time to relive the terror! Come out on Tuesday, October 13th and watch The Haunting Hour, the television show based on R.L.Stine’s classic horror novellas. Snacks and...
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JOIN AAP’S MID-TO-PUBLISHING GROUP (MPG)!

JOIN AAP’S MID-TO-PUBLISHING GROUP (MPG)!
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After several years of working in the industry, perhaps you aren’t feeling so “young” to publishing anymore and are looking for new networking and growth opportunities. Many of you came to our Mid-to-Publishing Town Hall and Happy Hour this June, led by Sara Sargent (former chair of the AAP’s Young to Publishing Group) and...
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Full Event! YPG Publishing Program Reunion Happy Hour

Full Event! YPG Publishing Program Reunion Happy Hour
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Miss the sherry hours and camaraderie from your days at a publishing program? Wish you could catch up with old friends while meeting new ones from other programs? Join fellow alums from the Columbia, CUNY, Denver, NYU, Pace, Yale, and any and all publishing programs (MAs included!) for a night of drinking, networking, and...
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YPG Book Swap: Swap! In the Name of Love

YPG Book Swap: Swap! In the Name of Love
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Working in publishing means overburdened bookshelves and long to-read lists – what better solution than a book swap? Relieve your shelves/coffee table/floor of extraneous stacks of old books… and fill them with new ones! Bring as few or as many books as you like. Any left at the end of the event will be...
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